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No, Boris Johnson and his government don’t care about children’s education. Tories care about the Economy, Money, and their good friends’ businesses and shares. They worry not about the little ones learning Maths and English but about their parents showing up at work every morning.
Was Brexit a bridge too far, at a time when government simply needed to focus all its energy and resources on managing just one crisis, one project, one message, one nation: Covid-19 – and tackle it successfully? Dr Joe Pajak asks.
Testing in schools – Government wakes up to fact schools are major centre of transmission for Covid.4 min read
While mass testing in some secondary schools in London, and parts of Kent and Essex is a start, the Government must urgently address those other parts of the country where infection rates remain high, teachers and school leaders’ unions say.
Independent SAGE has published Safe Schools, a new consultation guidance document with recommendations to lower Covid-19 infections in schools.
Teachers and school leaders’ unions respectively call on the government to close schools and colleges during the 4-week national lockdown and on transparency about the risks to children, families and school staff in keeping them open.
In the face of rapidly rising coronavirus infection levels amongst secondary pupils, the National Education Union is calling for an urgent circuit breaker to suppress Covid cases.